Salary Research and Negotiation

Don’t let the salary question catch you off guard. Do your research and feel confident if you are asked questions about salary. These sites and articles provide valuable information about answering questions about salary: PayScale’s Salary Negotiation Guide and What’s the Right Time to Speak Salary.

For additional information on salaries and compensation, check out:

  • Glassdoor
  • PayScale – “Accurate, real-time salaries for thousands of careers.”

Many online resources offer additional services and/or resources for a fee. Read the fine print and remember: caveat emptor – let the buyer beware.


After you receive your offer in writing, you may wish to consider negotiating your offer. Learn how to negotiate:


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